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John Henry

Julius Lester

Based on the famous African American folk ballad "John Henry," this story tells of the legendary contest to the death between a spirited man with a hammer and a steam drill to build a tunnel through the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia.

Based on the famous African American folk ballad "John Henry," this story tells of the legendary contest to the death between a spirited man with a hammer and a steam drill to build a tunnel through the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia.
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Description:

Based on the famous African American folk ballad "John Henry," this story tells of the legendary contest to the death between a spirited man with a hammer and a steam drill to build a tunnel through the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Samuel L. Jackson

Length:

18m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

18:20